Tuesday, March 29, 2011

4/6 Council on Foreign Relations Talk: Nigeria on the Brink

Speaker: John Campbell, Ralph Bunche Senior Fellow for Africa Policy Studies, Council on Foreign Relations

The next Council on Foreign Relations conference call will take place on Wednesday, April 6 from 9:00 to 10:00 AM in the Misner Room in the library. The topic of the call is Nigeria and the expert doing the call will be John Campbell, Prior to joining CFR, Ambassador Campbell was a U.S. Department of State foreign service officer serving twice in Nigeria, first as political counselor from 1988 to 1990, and then as ambassador from 2004 to 2007. His other overseas postings include Lyon, Paris, Geneva, and Pretoria. Past assignments include deputy assistant secretary for the bureau for human resources, dean of the Foreign Service Institute's School of Language Studies, and director of the Office of UN Political Affairs. Ambassador Campbell was a visiting professor of international relations at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a U.S. Department of State mid-career fellow at Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs. Prior to his career in the foreign service, he taught British and French history at Mary Baldwin College in Staunton, Virginia.

Please RSVP to Professor Seth Weinberger (sweinberger@pugetsound.edu) if you’re interested in attending this conference call…